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Burundi’s ruling party picks Gen. Ndayishimiye

  Gitega, Burundi | AFP | Burundi’s ruling party said Sunday that party leader General Evariste Ndayishimiye will stand as its candidate in a presidential election in May. Ndayishimiye is an ally of current President Pierre Nkurunziza who will not seek a new mandate after his controversial election to a …

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Museveni says NRM Party aims to end money-lessness

✳ NRM’s 6 areas of focus ✅ House-hold incomes ✅ Education ✅ Illegal evictions ✅ Stealing of health drugs ✅ Opposing corruption ✅ Working on feeder roads Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has hailed the NRM Party for being able to correctly diagnose the problems of …

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GRAFT: Angola’s Dos Santos ready to fight in court

Luanda, Angola | AFP | Isabel dos Santos, the tycoon daughter of Angola’s ex-president who is at the centre of an anti-graft investigation, on Thursday vowed she was ready to fight against what she called “misleading and untrue” allegations. Dos Santos, dubbed ‘the princess’ in Angola, is accused of using …

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MALAC: Govts that overstay often end badly

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The outgoing US Ambassador to Uganda, Deborah Malac has warned that ultimately, governments that stay for long In power without a transitional plan, often end up badly. Malac was today holding her final press briefing at the American Centre as US Ambassador to Uganda …

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Portuguese banker cited in ‘Luanda Leaks’ found dead

 Angola’s ex first daughter Isabel dos Santos charged with fraud Luanda, Angola | AFP | Isabel dos Santos, the tycoon daughter of Angola’s former president, has been charged with money laundering and mismanagement, Angolan prosecutors said, as they launched a bid Thursday to have the billionairess and other suspects return …

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FDC President Amuriat arrested in Soroti

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party President Patrick Amuriat Oboi has been arrested. Amuriat was arrested alongside Soroti District Vice-chairman Daniel Eigu, the District Secretary Tom Ekudo and the Gweri Sub County Chairman, Kokas Okwii for allegedly presiding over an illegal assembly in Soroti town. …

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